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March 10, 1998


Indians: Released IF Chad Fonville.

Padres: Assigned P Jason Middlebrook, P Al Newman, C Jimmy Gonzalez and OF Derek Lee to minor-league camp. Extended contract of Kevin Towers, senior vice president and general manager, through 1999 with club option for 2000.

Phillies: Sent OF Wendell Magee, P Rob Burger, P David Coggin, P Tony Fiore, C Adan Millan, C Chris Tremie, 2B Marlon Anderson, 1B Dan Held and OF Steve Carver to minor-league camp.

Pirates: Assigned 3B Aramis Ramirez, 2B Chad Hermansen, P Terry Burrows, P Tavo Alvarez, P Bronson Arroyo, P Kane Davis, P Elvin Hernandez, P Jose Pett, P Jason Phillips, C Julio Vinas, OF Adrian Brown, OF Emil Brown, OF Tracy Sanders and OF T. J. Staton to minor-league camp.

Reds: Optioned P Danny Graves and P Curt Lyons to Triple-A Indianapolis. Sent OF Steve Gibralter, P David West, C Jason LaTue and OF Darron Ingram to minor-league camp.

Tigers: Signed P Rikki Johnston.


NBA: Suspended Rockets C Hakeem Olajuwon one game and fined him $10,000, and suspended Suns F Antonio McDyess one game and fined him $7,500, for their roles in altercation Sunday. Fined Rockets F Mario Elie and F Kevin Willis $2,500 each for leaving bench during incident.

76ers: Placed F Derrick Coleman (sprained ankle) on injured list.

SuperSonics: Signed C George Zidek to 10-day contract.


Indiana: Basketball coach Bob Knight appealed Big Ten ruling that gave him choice between one-game suspension or a $10,000 fine for his actions during a game against Illinois two weeks ago.


Cowboys: Signed DT Hurvin McCormack to two-year contract.

Patriots: Named Don Lowery vice president of player development and community affairs.


Coyotes: Returned G Scott Langkow to AHL Springfield.

Flyers: Recalled G Neil Little and C Craig Darby from AHL Philadelphia. Returned RW Brantt Myhres to AHL Philadelphia.

Islanders: Recalled D Zdeno Chara from AHL Kentucky.

Kings: Recalled RW Vitali Yachmenev from IHL Long Beach.

Mighty Ducks: Recalled G Tom Askey from AHL Cincinnati. Assigned LW Mike Leclerc and C Richard Park to Cincinnati.

Oilers: Acquired D Frank Musil from Senators for D Scott Ferguson.

Penguins: Placed F Andreas Johansson and F Alex Hicks on injured list, Hicks retroactive to March 3. Recalled F Robert Dome and D Tuomas Gronman from AHL Syracuse.

Rangers: Recalled LW Johan Lindbom and LW from AHL Hartford.

Red Wings: Assigned G David Arsenault to AHL Adirondack.

Pub Date: 3/10/98

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